YouTube May Be Opened Soon: Chairman PTA

breaking-youtube-blocked-in-pakistanFarooq Ahmed Awan, Chairman PTA, yesterday hinted that YouTube might be opened in Pakistan, in next couple of weeks. He was speaking with a private news channel.

YouTube was banned in Pakistan on September 17th, 2012 when anti-Islam film upload on YouTube had sparked protests across the Muslim world.

Mr. Awan said that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is in touch with Google, the controlling company of YouTube, for removal of blasphemous videos for viewing in Pakistan. However, no positive response has been received from the company so far.

Government’s eralier requests for removal of blasphemous videos for viewing in Pakistan were turned down by Google.

It maybe recalled that YouTube has blocked the access of blasphemous videos in various countries, including India, Indonesia, Egypt, Tunisia, Singapore and others.

Earlier, Rehman Malik had also stated that YouTube will be unblocked in Pakistan after the removal of blasphemous videos.


  • Looking forward to it now!

  • They would have done this in beginning. I guess they even don’t have idea about how to request removal. :-p

  • muhu88

    This government is full of idiots…hope v get rid of them soon

  • Itna Bara issue hogya… aik website nahi bna skty yeh iss jysi :s

    • Hahaha. Youtube jaisi site tu koi gora nahi bana saka, humm muslaman kis khait kee molee hain. We are only good for protests and destroying our own country.

      • Walied Ahmed

        youtube ko hum logon ny he banaya tha youtube khud tou itna sabh upload nahe karta

        • Zafar

          Sites like Youtube Or Facebook are consuming more then the entire bandwidth of all Muslim countries. That’s why it’s almost impossible to run and manage an alternative

          • there are many other site like my space, twitter, orkut etc… its up to users interest… na mumkin kaam nhi

  • Imran

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    • muhu88

      Are u kiding me? Why would any muslim want to open youtube when we know it’s against our religion

      • Ahsan Hameed

        Then why don’t we stop using INTERNET? There is much INTERNET content on it that is against our religion!

      • hmmm, u forgot about the draw mohammad day on facebook. then why facebook is getting popularaity in pakistan. i belive instead of blocking youtube govt pakistan should ban facebook, bcz facebook has tons of millions of subscribers in pakistan. aur fb ek bakaar ka shugal hai.

  • IrfanZafarAwan

    yup, all the idiots gathered here as rulers of Pakistan

  • is blasphemous film blocked yet?

  • Asad

    4 days have passed no YouTube as yet :(

  • aaa

    Well i feel that Govt. should stand by the principles, they should continue the ban until the movie is blocked in Pakistan … simple as that … we should show some maturity and learn to stand as a nation ….